Why the Epson DX5 Print Head Get Blocked?

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Why the Epson DX5 Print Head Get Blocked?

   Epson DX5 print head is widely used in different inkjet printers, and it has a high quality. But no matter what kind of print head you use, blocking is the forever problem. Then, what will lead to the block of Epson DX5 print head?

DX5 print head

   The soft block are generally caused by the quality of the ink or the print head is too dry. For this kind of block, just washing the print head automatically or with hand, then the print head will work again.

   Compared with soft block, the hard block is more complicated. If the ink is too acidic, it will reacts with the plastic shell and produce the solidification and crystal, then block the print head. If you met this problem, you can use the special washer fluid, or take the nozzles out and put them into the alcohol or hot water.

printer with DX5 print head

   Next time when your Epson DX5 print head gets blocked, try to check the reasons first, and then you can follow the tips i told you.



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In addition to the quality of the print head itself, there are the following references:

1.There is air in the pipe. The contact point between the pipe and the ink head is loose or the ink head leaks, causing the ink to flow back to the left ink supply bin, causing the ink head to burn. If there is a bubble in the process of filling the ink, the ordinary burning will cause a short circuit, thus causing the entire group of nozzles to fail.

sublimation printing2.Electrostatic interference. Electrostatic interference is too boring working environment, it will directly generate a large amount of static electricity, directly forming the ink circuit damage; or in the use of printed materials, especially in the use of plastic-based materials, such as PP, adhesive media, will also generate a large amount of static electricity; damage to ink head or cause accumulation of impurities to form ink head infarction damage.

3.External voltage. The external voltage is too high or unstable, which may cause the machine to burn out the print head or not recognize the print head.

4.Inadvertent operation and maintenance. Regarding the Epson series of print heads, the direct cause of damage is physical damage, that is, due to the media curling of paper, etc., the metal hole on the bottom of the print head is scratched during printing to form a print head orifice. Damaged and unable to radiate normally.

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5.Ink quality. Ink contains a variety of chemical components, often due to inaccurate filtration, thin and high, moisturizing liquid, but the elements are not obvious, resulting in print head problems.

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How to Choose a Good Textile Printing Machine for Your Buisness?

A good digital printing machine has a great essential to textile printing. You can choose a good textile printing machine by several aspects below:

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1.The print heads of the printer

As the most important component and major consumptive material, print head plays a decisive role in choosing a digital fabric printing machine. It can decide the accuracy, ink jet capacity, print speed of a machine and cost of production etc. We should consider the fabric type,cost estimate, requirements of production efficiency and other factors when choosing printheads.

2.The accuracy of nozzles

The higher accuracy of nozzle is, the higher color accuracy printed out is. We should consider the accuracy of digital printing nozzles in the need of printing out a clear and natural color patterns.

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3.Right type of ink

We should notice three points. First of all, the choice of color. According to the requirement and the type of materials, there are four-colors ink, six-colors ink and eight-colors ink etc. In general, the more colors ink you print, the better color saturation and color effects you get. Secondly, the ink used into textile printing is generally classified as: acidity ink, activity ink, sublimation ink and pigment ink. It should be used according to the material of the fabric. Select the printing ink that has great color and performance to the fabric. Thirdly, the brand and model of ink. Generally speaking, the ink is developed for the brand and model of the nozzle. Notice that if the ink is the right for the nozzle. Besides, whether the ink is fluent or vivid, or environmental protection and so on needs to be considered, too.

4.Technical service of manufacturer

Digital textile printing machine is a high and new technology equipment. So, the R & D capabilities, and after-sales service capacity of its manufacturer is very important. We advise you to choose a reliable manufacturer when you buy a digital textile printing machine.

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